One of the most important safety aspects when diving is to ensure boat traffic is aware there are divers underwater and even more important – there are divers ascending. A surface marker buoy (SMB) shows boats that there are divers in the water and helps your own boat spot you as you ascend from a dive. A SMB[…]
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Suunto D5 Dive Computer Review
The Suunto D5 dive computer is the most versatile wristwatch-style computer that was ever designed! Downbelow hosted the Suunto global sales conference event in 2018 and I had the chance to test the D5 prototype before it was officially launched in 2019. Whether you are a beginner or seasoned diver, one of the top features that[…]
SeacSub Freediving Fins Review
The SeacSub Motus Full Foot Fin is a new addition to our product range of quality fins at Downbelow Dive Shop. It is the latest free dive fins from SeacSub and has many advantageous features. I decided to give it a try and selected the Camo Motus Long Fin. It was an interesting trial so[…]
What You Get from a Dive Shop in Kota Kinabalu
If you are planning on taking an exotic vacation here sometime in the coming months, you likely are already thinking about the different activities that you will be able to participate in while you are on vacation. Traveling to a beautiful place like Borneo can provide you with an experience unlike any other you may[…]
Product of The Month at Downbelow Dive Shop
We have an exciting PRODUCT OF THE MONTH to offer you! It’s a new month and that means a special promotion for you to enjoy at our dive shop. Starting 1st August 2016, the featured products are the high technology lighting source by Princeton Tec for outdoor use. It is proposed that Princeton Tec has been pioneering new[…]
Our staff at Downbelow Marine & Wildlife Adventures
One of the lasting memories for anyone about any trip will be the people they interact with. For this reason Downbelow have developed an outstanding team to deliver safe, enjoyable programs & holidays to exceed their clients’ expectations. Part of our team is at PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Centre on Gaya Island while the[…]
GoPro rentals at Downbelow’s PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Centre!
Many of our guests reserve an item of our GoPro rentals at our Downbelow PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Centre on Gaya Island! They get to re-live their wonderful underwater memories of learning to SCUBA or exploring the Tunku Abdul Rahman marine park! They get to re-live their wonderful underwater memories of learning to SCUBA[…]
Downbelow choose Suunto computers!
Downbelow choose Suunto computers, for both product sales at our KK Dive Shop and as rentals offered at our premier PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Centre on Gaya Island! If any guests visiting our reputable Dive Centre fancies any computer model from the main office’s display, our Kota Kinabalu Dive Shop are able to have[…]
Rip Curl brand arrives at Downbelow’s KK Dive Shop!
The stylish and highly anticipated Rip Curl brand arrives at Downbelow’s KK Dive Shop! Variety of hats, rashguards, wetsuits, neoprene jackets, bags, swimwear and countless other products… Rip Curl is a favourite brand amongst many of our own staff team, particularly the professional divers of our premier PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Centre in TAR[…]
Suunto dive team visit Downbelow’s operations!
It’s very exciting to welcome the Suunto dive team to visit our Downbelow operations, at both our premier PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Centre and the Dive Shop based at our Kota Kinabalu HQ! Downbelow’s Managing Director and resident Platinum PADI Course Director Richard Swann, discusses with Suunto representatives Timo from Finland, as well as[…]